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    Reds sign Joe Mather

    Thought about sticking this in the MILB forum as he has been posted to AA.

    http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2013/0...oe-mather.html

    Playing in 2012 for the Cubs, Mather appeared at all three outfield positions, both corner infield spots, and even pitcher. Seeing his most extensive big league action last year, Mather logged a .209/.256/.324 line over 243 plate appearances. Now 30, the former third-round pick of the Cardinals began this season in the Atlantic League with the Lancaster Barnstormers after being released by the Phillies during spring training.

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    We should see if we can trade this Joe's "th" to Minnesota for their Joe's "u".
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    Re: Reds sign Joe Mather

    Looks like they needed a couple of warm bodies, what with the Teahen signing and now this.
    Pray for Rain.

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    Re: Reds sign Joe Mather

    Quote Originally Posted by wheels View Post
    Looks like they needed a couple of warm bodies, what with the Teahen signing and now this.
    Teahen didn't pass the physical. This is likely the fallback for that transaction.
    /r/reds

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    Re: Reds sign Joe Mather

    Vet players at developmental levels is always a good thing honestly.
    2006 Redzone mock Draftee's- 1(st) Daniel Bard(redsox), 1(st sup)( Jordan Walden (Angels), 2(nd) rd.- Zach Britton(Orioles), 3(rd) Blair Erickson(Cardinals), 3(rd) Tim Norton( Yankees),(cuz its a Tim Hortons thing

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    Re: Reds sign Joe Mather

    Yikes -2.0 War in 243 AB's.....that's hard to do :X

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    Re: Reds sign Joe Mather

    And Joe Mather as the Beaver.
    "Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."

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    Re: Reds sign Joe Mather

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Servo View Post
    And Joe Mather as the Beaver.
    Beat me to it...
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    Re: Reds sign Joe Mather

    Quote Originally Posted by Topcat View Post
    Vet players at developmental levels is always a good thing honestly.

    Lord knows I'm excited.

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    Re: Reds sign Joe Mather

    There are no better depth options at all out there?

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    Re: Reds sign Joe Mather

    Call him Cotton.
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    The rest is drama.


    What begins at the water shall end there, and what ends there shall once more begin. --Straka

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    Re: Reds sign Joe Mather

    Quote Originally Posted by marcshoe View Post
    Call him Cotton.
    He is here to help burn the cardinals at the stake?


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